Kalo Sport Ltd
Diversity & Inclusion Policy
1.1 This document sets out Kalo Sports’ Inclusion Policy. All staff and volunteers must be aware of their responsibilities in this area, to ensure that the Kalo Sport act legally and responds appropriately to any diversity or inclusion issues that may arise.
1.2 All parents/carers of children who attend our camps and classes shall be made aware of this policy.
1.3 1.4 This policy only relates to circumstances where Kalo Sport Ltd is clearly responsible for any diversity or inclusion issues that might arise. This policy should be read in conjunction with the Kalo Sports’ Child Protection Policy.
2 KEY PRINCIPLES
2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Kalo Sport aims to ensure that all of the activities that it directly provides or facilitates are safe, inclusive and provided in a fair manner; regardless of a child’s disability, gender, race, religion, socioeconomic status or any other background (Protected Characteristics). Kalo Sport will ensure that memberships and the activities that it directly provides or facilitates are inclusive and equally accessible to any member of the community. Kalo Sport will ensure that people have a genuine opportunity to participate, that they feel respected and valued and that they are not singled out or against in relation to any of the Protected Characteristics. Unacceptable language or behaviour that is not consistent with this Policy will not be tolerated by Kalo Sport. Kalo Sport will take reasonable steps, within the resources that are available, to increase opportunities for people from any group that is under-represented in the sports and activities that it directly provides or facilitates. Kalo Sport will acknowledge and respect the diversity and differences between groups of people and between individuals. Kalo Sport will ensure that people can be assured of an environment in which their rights, dignity and individual worth are respected, and in particular that they are able to enjoy their activities 2.5 2.6 2.7 without the threat of intimidation, victimisation, harassment or abuse. Kalo Sport will not discriminate against or treat someone in a less favourable way because of disability, gender, religion or belief. Kalo Sport will not accept and will seek to prevent any unwanted conduct relating to a relevant Protected Characteristic, which has the purpose or effect of violating an individual’s dignity or creating and intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for that individual. Kalo Sport will ensure that employees, coaches and volunteers are employed and managed in line with this Policy.
3 REPORTING AND DEALING WITH COMPLAINTS
3.1 If any person believes they have suffered or witnessed any language or behaviour that they believe to be contrary to this Policy, they should write to Kalo Sport (firstname.lastname@example.org) FAO the Welfare and Child Protection Officer in the first instance, setting out the details of what has occurred and providing supporting evidence.
3.2 Any written complaints received by the Kalo Sport’s Welfare and Child Protection Officer shall be investigated.
3.3 The complainant will be informed about the outcome of the investigation, in writing, as soon as that can be reasonably done (taking account of the complexity of the complaint, the availability of the people who need to be interviewed and the investigation process that had to be followed). Kalo Sport will aim to ensure that investigations are carried out as speedily as possible.
3.4 If any parent/guardian is not happy with how Kalo Sport have dealt with any complaint they are encouraged to contact Ofsted directly on 03001231231